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Thursday, December 08, 2016

New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public workers


New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public workers
Source: Governing the States and Localities

“In a defeat for Gov. Christie’s administration, [a New Jersey] appeals court ruled on Thursday that he could not scrap exam requirements for hiring or promoting career public workers in state government.”

The Bergen Record, a newspaper, reported that “The court also ruled that the Legislature has a ‘legislative veto’ — the power to strike down any regulations adopted by the executive branch if they defy ‘legislative intent.’"

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